Dan Donovan ’82 — who captained the 1981 Staples team to the state championship, then starred at Lehigh University — has been named to the executive board of A Better Chance of Westport.
“ABC” offers motivated students of color from educationally disadvantaged areas who demonstrate potential for academic excellence and leadershipthe opportunity to live in Westport during the school year. They attend Staples, and participate in town activities. Junior varsity player Stephan Patterson is an ABC Scholar.
The Staples boys soccer program supports the ABC auction every year, donating the varsity team to the higher bidder.
Dan founded Envision Pharma, a medical research firm. In 2008 he sold the company to United Biosource Corporation.